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I know that the Black Adder series is a sitcom and also a lot of things shown in it must be false and never happened in the real world. For example as evident by the answers given in Who is this man in Black Adder?

But still, is there any level of truth in the series? What parts or to what extent is the series true?

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closed as not constructive by Mistu4u, wbogacz, DForck42 Jan 3 '13 at 15:47

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At the moment your question seems overly broad and therefore sounds like a list question, i.e. "Name things that are historically accurate". Maybe you should narrow it down to a specific subject. –  Oliver_C Jan 3 '13 at 12:32
Here is a list of anomalies. –  Mistu4u Jan 3 '13 at 12:35
@Mistu4u i missed your comment and added it in my answer unintentionally –  Ankit Sharma Jan 3 '13 at 13:54
@AnkitSharma, Comments can be added to the answers. It is a perfectly okay practice. So don't be upset! It is okay! –  Mistu4u Jan 3 '13 at 13:55
I'm closing this because you're asking what, from a tv show that spans 4 seasons, is historically accurate. A good answer would be rather lengthy, pretty much a list. As such I'm closing this. Feel free to ask about individual elements of the show for their historical accuracy though. –  DForck42 Jan 3 '13 at 15:49

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Blackadder is not made in strictly historically accurate manner. Since the show is a comedy. Even there are some anomalies in it as listed here.

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Many of the costumes and props are highly accurate but the actual characters and settings were adapted for comic effect.

It is stage history rather than real history.

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+1 for stage history! –  Mistu4u Jan 3 '13 at 15:17

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